4 - 5 March 2008,
Price realised USD 17,500
USD 7,000 - USD 9,000
James Weeks (American, 1922-1998)
Studio Still Life - # 2 Skowhegan
signed 'J Weeks' (on the reverse), signed again, dated twice and titled 'J weeks 69 Studio Still Life Skowhegan, '69' (on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
59¾ x 80 in. (128.9 x 203.2 cm.)
Painted in 1969.
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with Poindexter Gallery, New York.
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